Hyphaene

noun Hy·phae·ne \hīˈfēnē\

Definition of Hyphaene

  1. :  a genus of tropical African fan palms having branching trunks, dioecious flowers, and one-seeded fruits with thick rinds — see doom palm

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Origin and Etymology of hyphaene

New Latin, from Greek hyphainein to weave — more at weave


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